In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

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Theodore 'Dot' Babb describes his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.

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pp. [11]-146 : ill ; 20 cm.

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Babb, T. A. 1923.

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Description

Theodore 'Dot' Babb describes his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.

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pp. [11]-146 : ill ; 20 cm.

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On title page: "Texas Borderland Perils and Scenes Depicted" ; "The Closing Days of the Trying Indian Struggles upon the Frontiers of Texas."

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  • 1923

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Babb, T. A. In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive, book, 1923; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38118/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.